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Stung By Covid-19 ‘Vaccine Apartheid’, African Nations Build Own Vaccine Factories

Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are setting up vaccine factories using mRNA technology. The post Stung By Covid-19 ‘Vaccine Apartheid’, African Nations Build Own Vaccine Factories appeared first on Zenger News.

Botswanan President Terms Covid-19 Covax Facility A ‘Scam’

Officials say the country has contributed more than $10.3 million to the Covax facility but received few doses.  The post Botswanan President Terms Covid-19 Covax Facility A ‘Scam’ appeared first on Zenger News.

Over 800 Ugandans Injected With Water In Covid-19 Vaccination Scam

Scammers charged between $22 and $141 for a single bogus shot. The post Over 800 Ugandans Injected With Water In Covid-19 Vaccination Scam appeared first on Zenger News.

Ugandan Parents Fear Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown Will Spur Teen Pregnancies 

Over 2,300 school girls were impregnated during first lockdown between March and September 2020.  The post Ugandan Parents Fear Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown Will Spur Teen Pregnancies  appeared first on Zenger News.

Ghanaian School Girls Tackle Covid-19 With Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser Invention

Their innovation came days after 136 students of Achimota School in Accra tested positive for Covid-19 on July 4, 2021. The post Ghanaian School Girls Tackle Covid-19 With Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser Invention appeared first on Zenger News.

Cycling For Sanitary Pad Earns Kenyan Woman International Recognition

Milka Hadida was honored with the Florence Nightingale medal for her initiative in helping keep girls in school. The post Cycling For Sanitary Pad Earns Kenyan Woman International Recognition appeared first on Zenger News.

‘My Children Are Determined To Kill Me’: Plight Of Kenya’s Elderly Accused Of Witchcraft

Witchcraft allegations are often leveled at the elderly on Kenya's coast, a guise used by family members to dispossess them. The post ‘My Children Are Determined To Kill Me’: Plight Of Kenya’s Elderly Accused Of Witchcraft appeared first on Zenger News.

Kenyan Doctor Ditches Medicine, Finds Success In Fitness And Adventures Firm

Taii Odero pursued medicine out of peer pressure, but a stint as gym trainer as a university student led him in another direction. The post Kenyan Doctor Ditches Medicine, Finds Success In Fitness And Adventures Firm appeared first on Zenger News.

Young Kenyan Doctor Wins WHO Director-General Award 

Jemima Kariuki, 28, founded a project to help pregnant women get safe deliveries during Covid-19 lockdown in Kenya. The post Young Kenyan Doctor Wins WHO Director-General Award  appeared first on Zenger News.

Outrage As Ugandan Private Hospitals Inflate Bills For Covid-19 Patients

Government says the law does not allow it to regulate medical fees charged by private hospitals. The post Outrage As Ugandan Private Hospitals Inflate Bills For Covid-19 Patients appeared first on Zenger News.

Cameroon Takes Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign To Churches, Markets

Superstitions, rumors, and misinformation driving low vaccination rate. The post Cameroon Takes Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign To Churches, Markets appeared first on Zenger News.

Can’t Breathe: Uganda Runs Out Of Oxygen For Covid-19 Patients 

President Yoweri Museveni reimposed a 42-day countrywide lockdown as deaths rise. The post Can’t Breathe: Uganda Runs Out Of Oxygen For Covid-19 Patients  appeared first on Zenger News.
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